The 1 Thing Netflix Doesn't Want to Hear

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  • Report this Comment On October 29, 2011, at 3:37 AM, edward66 wrote:

    what do you all think about their bonds...they look very juicy at the moment. I think this company will be around for a long time. If they are acquired by another company that's still a good deal for the bond holders.

  • Report this Comment On November 08, 2011, at 9:19 AM, fool4theciti wrote:

    Investmentwise, I still think NFLX is expensive. The business model has been making a large array of older movies available at a reasonable price. A major attraction for me is exploring the catalog. They don't have everything for which I've searched but, they do a reasonable job for the price. I agree with Seth that providing new content would be very expensive. Personally, I prefer the DVD service.

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